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SubjectRe: MII access (was [PATCH] support for Cobalt Networks (x86 only)
On Sun, 3 Jun 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Bogdan Costescu wrote:
> > With clearer mind, I have to make some a correction to one of the previous
> > messages: the problem of not checking arguments range does not apply to
> > 3c59x which has in the ioctl function '& 0x1f' for both transceiver number
> > and register number. However, eepro100 and tulip don't do that. (I'm
> > checking now with 2.4.3 from Mandrake 8, but I don't think that there were
> > recent changes in these areas).
> half right -- tulip does this for the phy id but not the MII register
> number. I'll fix that up. Please bug Andrey about fixing up
> eepro100...

OK, Andrey is now CC-ed. However, I only checked the 3 mentioned drivers,
while MII ioctl's are used in many more... I was hoping that the
mantainers would jump in!

Bogdan Costescu

IWR - Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen
Universitaet Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY
Telephone: +49 6221 54 8869, Telefax: +49 6221 54 8868
E-mail: Bogdan.Costescu@IWR.Uni-Heidelberg.De

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